​Executive Director

The New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) Board of Directors is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director. The position includes a competitive salary (based on full-time/exempt status) of $95,000 -$110,000/yr. and benefits including health and life insurance and paid leave.

  • Applicants should have a passion for social and environmental justice, an appreciation of the inequities inherent in the application and practice of law, and an understanding of land-based cultures, colonization-related impacts, tribal systems, and social justice movements.
  • Applicants should have a passion for leading a public interest law firm that seeks to ensure social and environmental justice and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion within local communities and a clear vision of how their leadership can expand the work of the NMELC statewide and build or work with a national coalition of similarly situated organizations.

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Development Director

The New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) is seeking applications for a Development Director dedicated to NMELC’s mission of working with communities to advance environmental justice and human rights. The Development Director develops and implements an organizational fundraising plan which concentrates on growing our major donor support, growing our foundation support, and planning special events. Full-time/exempt annual salary of $55,000-$70,000 depending on experience. Benefits include health and life insurance and paid leave.

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The NMELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors and prohibits retaliation against individuals who oppose unlawful discrimination or participate in an employment discrimination proceeding. Persons of color, women, persons with disabilities and LGBTIQ+ candidates are encouraged to apply.